WesBanco, Inc. Receives Regulatory Approvals of Its Merger with Farmers Capital Bank Corporation

WesBanco, Inc. (Nasdaq: WSBC), a diversified, multi-state bank holding company, announced today that it has received all necessary regulatory approvals for the merger between WesBanco, Inc. (“WesBanco”) and Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (“Farmers”) (Nasdaq: FFKT).

A special meeting of the shareholders of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation has previously been scheduled for July 23, 2018 to consider and vote upon the proposal to approve the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger, pursuant to which Farmers will merge with and into WesBanco.

WesBanco and Farmers anticipate that the closing of the merger will occur during the third quarter of 2018. Completion of the merger remains subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

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